Irwin Lawson papers, 1950-1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Lawson, Irwin
Title
Irwin Lawson papers
Dates
1950-1976 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 sound cassettes plus 1 transcript, 3 records, and 1 vertical file
Collection Number
2628
Summary
Tape-recorded interview and papers of Jewish community member of Seattle, Washington, and leader in the establishment of Congregation Emanuel telling about his life in Minsk and Seattle
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


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Jewish community member of Seattle, Washington, and leader in the establishment of Congregation Emanuel.

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Accession No. 2628-001: Irwin Lawson papers, 1950-1976Return to Top

2 sound cassettes (60 min. each); transcript; 3 records

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview, 1909-1976, with transcript (edited first draft) conducted by Meta Kaplan; and a recording of High Holy Day Braodcast, KOMO Sept. 1950.

Mr. Larson tells of his parents who both came from Samke, Minsk. He gives a nostalgic enchanting account of Yesler Way, its vicinity and Bikue Cholim as his second home in the years preceding World War II. He was a prime mover in establishing Congregation Emanual . He tells about the reasons for its establishment, the work involved, and the rituals.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Irwin Lawson, 1/25/1976.

Description
Irwin Lawson papers

Accession No. 2628-002: Irwin Lawson papers, 1976Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Photocopied deed of Congregation Emanuel.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Irwin Lawson, 2/1/1990.

Description
Irwin Lawson papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Lawson, Irwin--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Congregation Emanuel (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Archives (University of Washington)

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)